Dunya en Desie


Director: Dana Nechustan
Screenplay: Robert Alberdingk Thijm
Producer: Lemming Film (NL)
Co-producer: A Private View, MIG (BE)
Director of Photography: Bert Pot
Editor: J.P. Luijsterburg

Heartwarming drama about the friendship between two best friends. Moroccan Dunya and Dutch Desie both leave Amsterdam for different reasons, but end up together in an exciting road trip through Morocco.


  • Mayram Hassouni
  • Eva van de Wijdeven
  • Christine van Stralen

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Feature film
Release year: 2008
Supported by: CoBO Fonds, Nederlands Film Fonds, Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds, MEDIA, Motion Investment Group (MIG)
Distributor: Independent Film
Release & festivals:

Winner Golden Film - Golden and Platin Film ; Winner 12/15 Fiction - Prix Jeunesse International ; Winner TeenArena's Audience Award - Sarajevo Film Festival ; Nederlands Film Festival ; Zurich Film Festival ; Berlin International Film Festival

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